writing courses

Arvon Foundation
Runs five day residentail writing courses taught by active writers and open to anyone.

British Guild of Travel Writers

British National Union of Journalists

Dea Birkett & Rory Maclean
Renowned Guardian columnist Dea Birkett and acclaimed travel-writer Rory Maclean have teamed up to run a series of writing workshops, training days and weekends. Targeted at those who are new to travel writing or who want to improve their writing skills. The aim of the day is to ensure an editor or publisher can only say 'Yes!'. 

Poetry Translation
New start-up that will assist in translation of contemporary third-world poets (using skilled services of recognized English poets) as well as assisting in publicising poets in their own languages amongst the immigrant communities within Britain.

Travellers' Tales

Writers Workshop
Oxford based service which offers casual advice for free, with a team of writers for paid manuscript assessements (£160) or £3.50 per thousand words.